Speaking of Summer: Martha Speaketh Weeketh

The kids are fans of talking dogs. From Martha Speaks on PBS to the many talking dog movies (mostly from the 80’s it seems on Netflix) they never seem to tire of talking dogs.  When it comes to these verbose dogs, not all dogs are created equally.  The one dog …

Mondays, Bacon, and Beer

Mondays can be a little rough.  Especially a beautiful like today.  One way to get through it all is to take a few minutes to think ahead to next weekend.  You won’t spend too much time because the weekend is still many days away but you get that nice little …

Boston Ballet's Jewels: Three Gems

Both my children appreciate a little “fancy”.  Whether it is dressing up for a special occasion, or having just the right accessory, these little things matter.  It is the frivolous and unimportant things that are important sometimes. You don’t have to be a 5 year old girl to appreciate the …

Future EGOTs: The show of a lifetime.

I just had the privilege of seeing the greatest show ever! It probably won’t be nominated for an Oscar, or a Grammy. It won’t make the cut for the Tony’s or the Emmy’s, but it’s where it all begins. They might not have had the perfect performance and hit every …

Skate on In to Winter Today

I have a favourite local rink . I love the tiny sweet rink in Harvard Square at the Charles Hotel, but recently I saw a photo that might tempt me across the river. The Rotunda Rink at the Boston Harbor Hotel. The rink is open Monday – Friday 3:00 to …

PIN: Pencil it in this week(end)

Tis the season of excess, from spending to indulging, but my favourite kind of excess is overloading the calendar with so many wonderful holiday, community, seasonal events.  It is fun if you don’t try to have your cake and eat it too.  Choose the ones you want to go to …